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From Runway to Real Life

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Sometimes it seems like the fashion world has grown detached from the reality of day-to-day life. The key is to find a way to translate the trends from the runway into wearable style that works for you... Read More »

Where In The World Is Away?


After the Earth Day celebrations subside and you are back to normal routine, it is easy to fall back into not so earth friendly habits. Remember, it’s important to stay green year round and teach your kids to do the same! We love the book Where In The World Is Away by Michael Franti. It speaks about the issue of ... Read More »

Girl Time!


Feel like your constantly talking in “baby”? Do your clothes have spit-up or this mornings breakfast on them? Sounds like you need some time with the girlfriends! Check out the ideas below for a fun time with, yep, other adults! Swap Shopping Do you have shoes, clothes, books or home decor you want to get rid of? Consider doing some ... Read More »



If candles and kitchenware can get into every home in America through home parties, why not use a home party business to help women all over the world out of poverty? And that is how Trades of Hope began. Read More »

Does a Sexy Tankini Really Exist??

As moms we look for swimwear that not only flatters but also hides any flaws. If your tummy is your trouble, the Tankini is a great option! However, we often come across Tankini’s adorned with large floral patterns, ready made boobs, gaudy beading and low and behold… bottoms that you could parachute with. In other words, something you might have ... Read More »

Say Bye-Bye to Mom Butt!


Think skinny jeans are only for 5’9, 110 lb models? You’re wrong! Check out this great pair of skinny jeans that will have moms waving bye-bye to that saggy in the butt, tight around the waste and loose in the thighs pair of jeans hanging in their closets. Say hello to Nicole! Beija-Flor Jeans created the “Nicole Jean” for ultimate ... Read More »